4 Tips For Addressing Electronic Health Record Claims
By David Brown Jr. and Emily Slay WaltersAugust 8, 2018, 1:00 PM EDT
Law360 (August 8, 2018, 1:00 PM EDT) -- According to recent data from Diederich Healthcare, medical malpractice verdicts and settlements have been on the rise since 2013. After dropping steadily from 2003 through 2012, roughly $3.925 billion was paid out to alleged victims of medical malpractice in 2017. That represents a 2.34 percent increase from 2016. If these trends continue, medical malpractice claimants will receive more than $4 billion in 2018.
Not only is the amount of medical malpractice claims increasing, medical malpractice claims related specifically to the electronic health record, or EHR, have...